The Dust Jacket: The Weekly List, February 23rd – March 1st

Another week of literary events to help New Yorkers find somewhere to be, inside, during all this cold…

Monday, February 23

 6:30pm
Mohsin Hamid: Discontent and Its Civilizations
Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021

7:00pm
Philip Kitcher’s “Life after Faith”
Book Culture, 536 W 112th Street, New York, NY 10025

7:00pm
Julian Zelizer’s “The Fierce Urgency of Now”
Book Culture, 536 W 112th Street, New York, NY 10025

7:00pm
Geeky Feminism
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012

7:00pm
Everything We Can See in the Universe Glows with Jynne Dilling Martin
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012

7:00pm
John Boyne in Conversation with Colm Toibin
McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012

7:30pm
Unbound: Kim Gordon
BAM, 651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

 

8:00pm
The Letters of Langston Hughes
92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Tuesday, February 24

 6:15pm
Heyman Center: Claudia Rankine, Dawn Lundy Martin, and Messiah
The Schapiro Center, Davis Auditorium, Columbia University

7:00pm
A Murder of Magpies
Barnes & Noble, 1972 Broadway, New York, NY 10023-5903

7:00pm
Book Party for Stephanie Dickinson’s Love Highway
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003

7:00pm
Amanda Filipacchi and Siri Hustvedt in Conversation
McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012

7:00pm
Kim Gordon + Elissa Schappell
Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-4805

7:00pm
Mac McClelland: Irritable Hearts
BookCourt, 163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
7:00pm
Book Launch: Going Into the City by Robert Christgau
powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

7:00pm
Brooklyn Launch for Redeployment with Phil Klay and Maxwell Neely-Cohen
WORD, 126 Franklin Street., Brooklyn, NY 11222

 

7:00pm
Redeployment with Phil Klay and Maxwell Neely-Cohen
Word, 126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

7:00pm
Andrea Chapin reads from her book The Tutor
6:30pm-8:00pm
Black Entertainers and New York City History
The Graduate Center CUNY
, 365 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10016

Wednesday, February 25

 

6:00pm
E.J. Simon, Death Logs In
the Mysterious Bookshop, 58 Warren Street , New York, NY 10007

 

6:00pm
CLAES OLDENBURG: Strange Eggs: Poems & Cutouts 1956-58
192 Books, 192 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10011

6:00pm
Alison Kafer reads from her book Feminist, Queer, Crip

6:30pm
The White House: First Fathers
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park Westtt, New York, NY 10024

 

7:00pm
Poets at Barnard: Claudia Rankine & Robert Hass
Barnard University, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

 

7:00pm
Stewart Lane and Leslie Uggams in Conversation With Tom Santopietro
Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028-2105

 

7:00pm
Why Not Say What Happened: A Sentimental Education
Barnes & Noble, 1972 Broadway, New York, NY 10023-5903

7:00pm
Edward Mendelson’s “Moral Agents”
Book Culture, 536 W 112th Street, New York, NY 10025

7:00pm
Robert Christgau + Rob Sheffield
Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-4805

7:00pm
We Mammals in Hospitable Times
BookCourt, 163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

7:30pm
Selected Shorts: Martin Amis & Jeffrey Eugenides
Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025

 

7:30pm
Mark Doten & Justin Taylor
Greenlight Book Store, 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Thursday, February 26

 

7:00pm
Deceived: What’s Done in the Dark, Comes to Light
Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028-2105

 

7:00pm
Karen Bao’s “Dove Arising”
Book Culture, 536 W 112th Street, New York, NY 10025

7:00pm
AFTER BIRTH by Elisa Albert
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012

7:00pm
NYU Creative Writing Presents: Charles Baxter In Conversation With Darin Strauss
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 West 10th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, New York, NY 10011

7:00pm
Alan Lightman’s The Screening Room
Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-4805

7:00pm
Emily Gray Tedrowe – Blue Stars: A Novel
BookCourt, 163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

7:00pm
BK: James Penner presents Timothy Leary: The Harvard Years
WORD, 126 Franklin Street., Brooklyn, NY 11222

7:00pm
Timothy Leary: The Harvard Years: Early Writings on LSD and Psilocybin
Word, 126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

7:30pm
Reif Larson presents I Am Radar
Greenlight Book Store, 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

 

7:30pm
Chris Tarry & Pamela Erens
Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Friday, February 27

 

5:00pm
NYU Creative Writing and CantoMundo Present: Carmen Giménez-Smith and David Tomas Martinez
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 West 10th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, New York, NY 10011

7:00pm
I WAS HERE with Gayle Forman, E. Lockhart, and Libba Bray
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012

7:00pm
Charles Baxter with Martha Southgate In Conversation
BookCourt, 163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Saturday, February 28

 

9:30am
Lectures & Conversations: Gay Rights and the Supreme Court
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park Westtt, New York, NY 10024

 

4:00pm
Jennifer Jacquet on the Power of Shame in Social Activism
Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, New York, NY 11238

7:00pm
Tom McCarthy
192 Books, 192 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10011

7:00pm
Claudia Rankine and Elizabeth Alexander: Readings and Conversation
McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012

 

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